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Guide to Sir Thomas Gage, A Monograph of the Genus Cenomyce Consisting of Colored Drawings of Each Species and Variety as described in the Lichenographia Universalis of Acharius circa 1815

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Descriptive Summary

Title:

Gage, Sir Thomas. A Monograph of the Genus Cenomyce Consisting of Colored Drawings of Each Species and Variety as described in the Lichenographia Universalis of Acharius

Dates:

circa 1815

Manuscript Number:

Crerar Ms 132

Size:

476 p. (33.5 cm.)

Repository:

Special Collections Research Center
University of Chicago Library
1100 East 57th Street
Chicago, Illinois 60637 U.S.A.

Abstract:

Manuscript study of lichens. Extensively illustrated with pen and ink, and ink and watercolor drawings.

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Citation

When quoting material from this collection, the preferred citation is: Gage, Sir Thomas, A Monograph of the Genus Cenomyce Consisting of Colored Drawings of Each Species and Variety as described in the Lichenographia Universalis of Acharius, Crerar Ms 132, Special Collections Research Center, University of Chicago Library

Scope Note

Manuscript study of lichens. Extensively illustrated with pen and ink, and ink and watercolor drawings. I) "Phyllocarpa"; II) "Scyphophori"; III) "Cladonia"; IV) "Helopodia"; V) "Pyenothelia." Purchased from G. W. Walford, 1957. Catalogue listing tipped in. Bound in contemporary half calf over marbled boards.

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Subject Headings

INVENTORY

Crerar Ms 132